Thoughts for Rosh Hashonoh

Baḥya ben Asher ben Ḥlava

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If you’ve got more religious holidays than that, too bad. The one practice unique to Rosh Hashanah is the sounding of the shofar, in accord with the biblical command "... it is a day when the horn is sounded" (Num. 29:1). On Rosh Hashana, God judges the world (and all the people therein), but their fates are not sealed until 10 days later, on Yom Kippur. The Jews avoid eating any food or drink that has even a small amount of barley, wheat, oats, or rye.

Light of Redemption: A Passover Haggadah Based on the

Gideon Weitzman

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Furthermore, Jews usually do not proselytize or encourage conversion (as Judaism does not assert that it is the only path to redemption/salvation), and it would be almost impossible for a person to meet conversion requirements while incarcerated. The lack of strict rules make the holiday easy — and fun — to celebrate, which may be why research now shows Hanukkah is more celebrated — whether through the lighting of candles, gift giving, attending a party or a full celebration of the festival in Jewish practice — than even Passover.

Hanukkah Lights, Hanukkah Nights

Leslie Kimmelman, John Himmelman

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Brit milah – Welcoming male babies into the covenant through the rite of circumcision on their eighth day of life. The burning should take place well before noon of the first seder. Occurs in March, a month before Passover, and lasts for one day. Oil or candles — The sages said that it is preferable to use olive oil for the Chanukah lights, since the miracle took place with olive oil. Of course we also have an exciting array of honey dishes, from the elegant sterling silver designs of world-renowned Israeli silversmith shop Hazorfim to the modernist works of artist Shraga Landesman.

A Very Short Guide to Passover

Douglas Mangum

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It also symbolizes the mortar that the slaves made for bricks in Egypt. This practice of celebrating an extra day was maintained as a custom even after we adopted a precise mathematical calendar, because it was the custom of our ancestors. From a father, one expects mercy, love and forgiveness. The number of days Jews in the Diaspora have added to Sukkot, Shemini Atzeret, Passover and Shavuoth To be patterned after Sukkot, the holiday of Thanksgiving, when the original Temple had been dedicated - Nun: if the dreidl stops spinning on the "Nun," no one wins- Gimel: if the dreidl stops on the gimel, the spinner takes the pot.- Hey: spinner takes half the pot.- Shin: Spinner puts money into the pot Five symbols on the seder plate (Hebrew names and English descriptions only, not what they represent) - Zeroa: any available piece of roasted meat- Beitzah: roasted egg- Haroset: mixture of fruits and nuts- Karpas: greens or boiled or baked potato- Maror: bitter herbs, usually horseradish - Zeroa: the roasted meat symbolizes the lamb sacrifice that the Israelites brought to their Temple and ate at the evening meal- Beitzah: the roasted egg symbolizes the sacrifice that was made at very pilgrimage holiday- Haroset: The mixture of fruits and nuts symbolizes the mortar with which our ancestors built the storehouses of Pithom and Raamses- Karpas: Greens or boiled or baked potato symbolizes the freshness of spring- Maror: Bitter herbs, usually horseradish, symbolize the bitterness off our ancestors' live.

Hanukkah (Why is This Day Special?)

Jillian Powell

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Intended to spark thinking about holidays and celebrations in general, here are some thoughts on the role of holidays. The Jewish holiday of Passover celebrates the liberation of the Jews from slavery in Egypt, which is thought to have occurred about 3,300 years ago. It is meant to represent the struggle to remove our own bad traits. Purim is a joyous Jewish holiday that commemorates the deliverance of the Persian Jews from the plot of the evil Haman, who sought to exterminate them, as recorded in the biblical Book of Esther.

Let's Celebrate Passover

Elissa Schreiner

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THE WALLS of the sukkah may be made out of any material--wood, plastic, even canvas--as long as they can withstand normal gusts of wind without swaying noticeably. It’s your opinion that these people are “deluded” and you have the right to your opinion and to express it. Among Ashkenazi Jews, many of the Orthodox follow the laws of the Torah as explained and expanded in a multi-volume code of Jewish law called the Shulchan Aruch that was written by Rabbi Joseph Karo in the sixteenth century.

The Eybeshitz Haggadah: Experiencing Redemption

Shalom Hammer

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On Sukkot, Jewish people commemorate the 40 years their ancestors spent wandering in the desert. Other Hanukkah customs include playing with four-sided spinning tops called dreidels and exchanging gifts. Any synthetic, non-leather shoe is ideal. More Wish friends and family a good new year with this simple card. A congregation does not necessarily require a rabbi. Rachtzah: We ritually wash our hands and this time recite the blessing, al netilat yadayim.

A Picture Book of Passover

David A. Adler

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It should be remembered that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave his fateful address to Congress protesting the Iranian deal on March 3, the day before the Jewish holiday of Purim. More » Panj Pyara the Administers of Amrit. Photo © [S Khalsa] Vaisakhi is an annual celebration which originated in April of 1699. I made the following small adjustments: 3/4 cup honey, 1/2 cup molasses; omitted whiskey; reduced sugar to 3/4 C w...

Celebrating the New Moon: A Rosh Chodesh Anthology

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Seven days you shall eat it with unleavened bread, the bread of affliction—for you came out of the land of Egypt in haste—that all the days of your life you may remember the day when you came out of the land of Egypt.” The observance of Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, is commanded in Leviticus 16 and 23. The exception to the rule is that Israel only celebrates Passover for seven days, and Festivals of Weeks for one day. Rabbinic legislation set a minimum of one-sixtieth of the harvest for each species to be brought.(8) In some ways Israel became a nation at Mt Sinai.

Hilchot Chagim: Laws and Customs of the Jewish Year

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Seven days you shall eat it with unleavened bread, the bread of affliction—for you came out of the land of Egypt in haste—that all the days of your life you may remember the day when you came out of the land of Egypt.” The observance of Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, is commanded in Leviticus 16 and 23. Consequently, in Eretz Israel, Simhat Torah and Shemini Atzeret are in practice one and the same holiday. You can choose to be 1 of the 3 evening's presenters, or just come to participate in lively discussions.